Leonard Library

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Mon 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tue 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thu 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fri 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun closed
Leonard Library
81 Devoe St. at Leonard St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
718-486-3365

Library Information


This one-story Carnegie library opened in 1908. The building features five bays, 10,000 plus square feet and a stone-trimmed doorway with a bracketed pediment. Located one block from busy Metropolitan Avenue, the Leonard Library underwent major renovations from the 1950s through the 1980s.

Branch Contact Person: Erik Bobilin
Directions:
Subway
G Subway LineL Subway Line

G Train to Metropolitan Avenue & Lorimer Street
L Train to Metropolitan Avenue & Lorimer Street

Bus

B18 to Graham Street & Metropolitan Avenue
B24 to Metropolitan Avenue & Graham Street
B48 to Lorimer Street & Metropolitan Avenue
B62 to Graham Street & Metropolitan Avenue
Q59 to Grand Street & Lorimer Street



B62 to Graham St. at Metropolitan Ave., two blocks West on Metropolitan Ave., Left on Leonard St., one block South

B18 to Graham St. at Metropolitan Ave., two blocks West on Metropolitan Ave., Left on Leonard St., one block South

Q59 to Grand St. at Lorimer St., 3 blocks North on Lorimer St., Left onto Devoe St., library one block down on left  

Car

Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) to the Metropolitan Ave.
exit, follow Metropolitan East to Leonard, South on Leonard to library  

Get directions from Google or HopStop.
Wheelchair Accessible:
Not wheelchair accessible
Program & Events:
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Technology Available:

Computer area - 8 computers

Internet & WiFi: Yes - WiFi info
Building Facts:

1 Floor
Constructed 1908

Multilingual Materials: Polish, Spanish
Meeting Rooms:

Yes
Contact library for reservations and policy.

Copy Machines: Yes
Restrooms: Yes
Bicycle Rack: Yes
Friends Group:

None.

If you would like to start a Friends Group here, please contact the branch staff or email friends@brooklynpubliclibrary.org

For more Friends information visit the Friends page.